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Oscar Nominations

by Lark Breen

News Editor

The nomination pool for the 87th Academy Awards recognizes many astonishing films and talented individuals. Though many are criticizing a lack of diversity among the nominees, there is no denying that those who were nominated achieved great things in film this year. And the nominees are:

The 87th Academy Awards® will air live on Oscar® Sunday, February 22, 2015.

Best Picture

“American Sniper”

“Birdman”

“Boyhood”

“The Grand Budapest Hotel”

“The Imitation Game”

“Selma”

“The Theory of Everything”

“Whiplash”

 

Best Actor

Steve Carell, “Foxcatcher”

Bradley Cooper, “American Sniper”

Benedict Cumberbatch, “The Imitation Game”

Michael Keaton, “Birdman”

Eddie Redmayne, “The Theory of Everything”

 

Best Actress

Marion Cotillard, “Two Days, One Night”

Felicity Jones, “The Theory of Everything”

Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”

Rosamund Pike, “Gone Girl”

Reese Witherspoon, “Wild”

 

Best Supporting Actor

Robert Duvall, “The Judge”

Ethan Hawke, “Boyhood”

Edward Norton, “Birdman”

Mark Ruffalo, “Foxcatcher”

J.K. Simmons, “Whiplash”

 

Best Supporting Actress

Patricia Arquette, “Boyhood”

Laura Dern, “Wild”

Keira Knightley, “The Imitation Game”

Emma Stone, “Birdman”

Meryl Streep, “Into the Woods”

 

Best Director

Alejandro González Iñárritu, “Birdman”

Richard Linklater, “Boyhood”

Bennett Miller, “Foxcatcher”

Wes Anderson, “The Grand Budapest Hotel”

Morten Tyldum, “The Imitation Game”

 

Best Animated Feature Film

“Big Hero 6″

“The Boxtrolls”

“How to Train Your Dragon 2″

“Song of the Sea”

“The Tale of the Princess Kaguya”

 

Best Adapted Screenplay

“American Sniper,” by Jason Hall

“The Imitation Game,” by Graham Moore

“Inherent Vice,” by Paul Thomas Anderson

“The Theory of Everything,” by Anthony McCarten

“Whiplash,” by Damien Chazelle

 

Best Original Screenplay

“Birdman,” by Alejandro G. Iñárritu, Nicolás Giacobone, Alexander Dinelaris Jr. & Armando Bo

“Boyhood,” by Richard Linklater

“Foxcatcher,” by E. Max Frye and Dan Futterman

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” by Wes Anderson & Hugo Guinness

“Nightcrawler,” by Dan Gilroy

 

Best Cinematography

“Birdman,” Emmanuel Lubezki

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Robert Yeoman

“Ida,” Lukasz Zal and Ryszard Lenczewski

“Mr. Turner,” Dick Pope

“Unbroken,” Roger Deakins

 

Best Visual Effects

“Captain America: The Winter Soldier”

“Dawn of the Planet of the Apes”

“Guardians of the Galaxy”

“Interstellar”

“X-Men: Days of Future Past”

 

Best Documentary Feature

“Citizenfour”

“Finding Vivian Maier”

“Last Days in Vietnam”

“The Salt of the Earth”

“Virunga”

 

Best Documentary Short Subject

“Crisis Hotline: Veterans Press 1″

“Joanna”

“Our Curse”

“The Reaper (La Parka)”

“White Earth”

 

Best Film Editing

“American Sniper,” Joel Cox and Gary D. Roach

“Boyhood,” Sandra Adair

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Barney Pilling

“The Imitation Game,” William Goldenberg

“Whiplash,” Tom Cross

 

Best Original Song

“Everything Is Awesome,” from “The Lego Movie,” by Shawn Patterson

“Glory,” from “Selma, by John Stephens and Lonnie Lynn”

“Grateful,” from “Beyond the Lights,” by Diane Warren

“I’m Not Gonna Miss You,” from “Glen Campbell: I’ll Be Me,” by Glen Campbell and Julian Raymond

“Lost Stars,” from “Begin Again,” by Gregg Alexander and Danielle Brisebois

Best Production Design

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Adam Stockhausen and Anna Pinnock

“The Imitation Game,” Maria Djurkovic and Tatiana Macdonald

“Interstellar,” Nathan Crowley and Gary Fettis

“Into the Woods,” Dennis Gassner and Anna Pinnock

“Mr. Turner,” Suzie Davies and Charlotte Watts

 

Best Live Action Short Film

“Aya”

“Boogaloo and Graham”

“Butter Lamp (La Lampe au Beurre de Yak)”

“Parvaneh”

“The Phone Call”

 

Best Animated Short Film

“The Bigger Picture”

“The Dam Keeper”

“Feast”

“Me and my Moulton”

“A Single Life”

 

Best Sound Editing

“American Sniper,” Alan Robert Murray and Bub Asman

“Birdman,” Martin Hernández and Aaron Glascock

“The Hobbit: Battle of the Five Armies,” Brent Burge and Jason Canovas

“Interstellar,” Richard King

“Unbroken,” Becky Sullivan and Andrew DeCristofaro

 

Best Sound Mixing

“American Sniper,” John Reitz, Gregg Rudloff and Walt Martin

“Birdman,” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and Thomas Varga

“Interstellar,” Gary A. Rizzo, Gregg Landaker and Mark Weingarten

“Unbroken,” Jon Taylor, Frank A. Montaño and David Lee

“Whiplash,” Craig Mann, Ben Wilkins and Thomas Curley

 

Best Costume Design

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Milena Canonero

“Inherent Vice,” Mark Bridges

“Into the Woods,” Colleen Atwood

“Maleficent,” Anna B. Sheppard and Jane Clive

“Mr. Turner,” Jacqueline Durran

 

Best Foreign Language Film

“Ida” (Poland)

“Leviathan” (Russia)

“Tangerines” (Estonia)

“Timbuktu” (Mauritania)

“Wild Tales” (Argentina)

 

Best Makeup and Hairstyling

“Foxcatcher,” Bill Corso and Dennis Liddiard

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Frances Hannon and Mark Coulier

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” Elizabeth Yianni-Georgiou and David White

 

Best Original Score

“The Grand Budapest Hotel,” Alexandre Desplat

“The Imitation Game,” Alexandre Desplat

“Interstellar,” Hans Zimmer

“Mr. Turner,” Gary Yershon

“The Theory of Everything,” Jóhann Jóhannsson

 

 

The ceremony will be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris on Feb. 22.

 

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